clippity clop, clippity clop. I sometimes, generally in the morning. hear the sound of horses as they walk down my street. police horses, officers riding along, slowly. today I walked, towards the stable where the horses reside. not with the intent the stable would be my destination. just the general direction and I witnessed an … More movement


A man came to my house today to look at a broken window. The plan is he will get back to me after the holidays about fixing it. It’s cracked. In need of repair. A small window. I am reminded, inside my head, of small windows. As in time. My daughter is currently home. As … More windows

small gifts

It’s fairly easy, if you have a bent towards being anxious, to ruin a good day. I’ve found that to be true. It’s also though, truly amazing, that I often experience a day or a portion of a day and think….wow, what a gift! My son graduated college on Saturday, and of course, I expected it … More small gifts

look around

Time, time, time See what’s become of me While I looked around for my possibilities I was so hard to please But look around Leaves are brown And the sky is a hazy shade of winter Hear the Salvation Army band Down by the riverside’s Bound to be a better ride Than what you’ve got … More look around

figured out

You don’t have to have it all figured out today. Thank you! Thank you so much for that reminder. I often live as though I should. Should have it all figured out. Should know the answers. But sometimes I don’t even know the questions. Yesterday I heard someone say the above quote, or at least that’s … More figured out

time and theories of

I’ve come to realize how easily the pendulum of outlook can swing.  A day can be passing quite fine.  Items checked off a list.  Accomplishments.  Meetings.  Something created.  Sent.  Hours with people I care for.  Sites seen. Then, often abruptly, the mood can change.  Sometimes circumstance.  Sometimes an unexpected reminder that all is not as … More time and theories of